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election fraud will not occur. >> we have a right to require additional information to satisfy ourselves that someone is a citizen. >> >> reporter: right now, arizona requires proof of citizenship to register to vote in state elections. the supreme court will determine whether or not the state can demand proof of citizenship. >> specifically whether congress had the ability to provide for a simple male voter registration form that can be used in any state. this is about the basic right to vote. here in california, you don't have to show proof of u.s. citizenship to register to vote. all you have to do is sign your name on the line saying you are a u.s. citizen under penalty of perjury it's all done by the honor system. opponents say it disenfranchises voters. it's its already to get citizens to vote and see arizona's law as a roadblock. >> there are many barriers already in the way for the supreme court to put more barriers in the way of registered voters is not the way we want to go. we want to encourage civic participation and encourage people to come out and vote. >> reporter: so far,
in the last presidential election. there was a long report released from the republicans and what changes they say they have to make if they want to stay competitive. rob? >> reporter: many republicans are calling the 98 page report a makeover. after republican candidate mitt romney lost the presidential election last november, party leaders ordered an "autopsy" on what went wrong. findings were released >> we need to do a much better job of crafting our message to appeal to demographics. >> >> reporter: the report said they need to do a better job to reach out to minority voters, especially latino voters. -- . >> a member of the contra costa republican party said they should be tailored to all americans, not just a certain group of people. >> the message should be we will provide opportunities without regard to the color of your skin. >> the report your honors republicans to reach out to women. >> marketing politics is like marketing a product. >> >> reporter: voters in downtown walnut creek, we asked them their views on the current state of th
only granted to us citizens. but the u.s. attorney general wants to make sure election fraud will not occur. >> we have a right to require additional information to satisfy ourselves that someone is a citizen. >> >> reporter: right now, arizona requires proof of citizenship to register to vote in state elections. the supreme court will determine whether or not the state can demand proof of citizenship. >> specifically whether congress had the ability to provide for a simple male voter registration form that can be used in any state. this is about the basic right to vote. here in california, you don't have to show proof of u.s. citizenship to register to vote. all you have to do is sign your name on the line saying you are a u.s. citizen under penalty of perjury it's all done by the honor system. opponents say it disenfranchises voters. it's its already to get citizens to vote and see arizona's law as a roadblock. >> there are many barriers already in the way for the supreme court to put more barriers in the way of registered voters
be helpful in this role is that i served as an elected school board member in new haven unified school district for two terms including serving as the president. i was the elected auditor at the city of alameda. i served on the citizens oversight committee and the citizens watchdog committee of the alameda county transportation commission. again, overseeing this exact kind of situation of bond funding and grant funding. i served as the president of the [speaker not understood] community college foundation. i served as the treasurer of the oakland chamber of commerce, many other boards and commissions. and, so, i feel like i could step into this position and play a helpful role quickly. i certainly understand the exact purpose of the committee related to assuring that the dollars are spent in accordance with the agreement set up with the community when they voted to approve the bond. so, assuring the public trust, assuring that new bonds can be approved when the city decides to go back and ask for more bond from the community and assuring that the bond rating of the city remains strong.
by theless of the presidential election in november and as a result republican leaders are hoping to broaden the party appeal going forward. fv mark matthews has the story. >> of 97 page report details the party failure in the 2012 presidential election. >> when republicans lost in november it was a wake up call. >> report says voters see republicans as out of touch and dominated by stuffy old men. sought republicans should endorse immigration reform and advice the party to be more open to gays even though the report did not dress the he shall of same sex marriage. >> 5 years ago it would be unheard of to have the party directly addressing the need to bring gay lesbian americans into the big 10 tent of the republican party. >>reporter: portman now supports gay marriage. the president switched his position last year. today hillary clinton announced her endorsement of same sex marriage. >> i support marriage for lesbian and gay couplings. >>reporter: new poll by abc news and "washington post"shows opposition to sameÑi sex marriae has did he cleaned over the past 10 years while support ha
to get back some of that vote. in california republicans have created something called grow elect. it is a new political action committee dedicated to identifying and cultivating latino candidates ranging from school board elections to maral campaigns. >> and the republicans are hoping for? >> to get back in theic politic game. just last week helped elect three latinos, races that were small, city council types. for the three winners it is the first time to experience support from the republican party. look for this group, grow elect to take on a more prominent role next year. if they do the democrats might find themselves with reenergized competition. >>> spanning generations. still ahead here at six, the role grandfathers may play in determining your child's autism risk. >>> should you have to tell your boss how much you weigh? >>> and i'm janelle wang. president obama and israel show a united front speaking of pressing issues. the latest in world tonight. >>> criticized for the policy on homosexuals and criticized for its survey the boy scouts of america raising more eyebrows.
for alameda county. she was appointed in 2009 and elected in 2010 and has an amazing background dealing dealing with violence against women and domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse and threat management. she's a wonderful addition to our panel so thank you nancy. [applause] next to nancy is tony smith who i loved his biobest of all and started he's an oakland resident and parent of students in oakland public schools. he was -- became the superintendent in 2009. he's a local boy including university of california berkeley background where he was captain of the football team and he did not include this in the biobut i know it and he wrote his under graduate thesis on emily dickon son so he's kind of a renaissance dude and he's 6-foot something. next to him is -- [applause] and next to him is george gaston and elect to the district attorney of the city and county of san francisco in 2011 after winning more than 62% of the vote which in san francisco is very enviable and focused on reducing violent crime, protecting vulnerable victims and respecting with high school truancy and r
construction. the audit says that both broke a city law that prevents elected city officials from telling city workers what to do. the contract was never awarded to turner, the case is serious. councilman reed says that it is lie and the auditor says it is about playing by the rules. >> this report strikes right at the integrity of oakland government. citizens and businesses should be able to live and transact business in a city they know plays by the rules. >> i have never threatened any city staff person regarding their job. i have been an elected official for 16 years and a staff person in the city of oakland for another 14 years. out of 30 years of being an employee of the city of oakland suddenly, now, city staff is afraid of me? i don't think that is the case. >> an aide to the councilman named, that person tried to use their influence to fix a pack -- parking ticket. the allegation has been forwarded to the district attorney in alameda. it is not clear if charges will be filed. the mayor is troubled about the report and will have something to say in a few hours. we have reached out to t
are expected to survive. >>> continues coverage now on the newly-elected pope francis who delivered his first prayer from the vatican. more than 100,000 people crowded into st. peters square to hear the blessing and he delivered off the cuff remarks about god's power to forgive and instead of reading from a written speech, he celebrated the first sunday of mass. >>> before mass, francis made an improvement appearance from a side gate of the vatican waving to the huge crowd. he motioned to his security guard to pluck two priests from the crowd so he could greet them. >>> the u.s. delegation to welcome pope francis is headed to italy. it includes joe biden and nancy pelosi and it includes south bacon geese woman anna with nine other bay area lawmakers from both sides of the isle. both groups plan to attend the isolation of pope francis on tuesday. >>> across the bay area today, catholics celebrated the first sunday with a new pope. carl lieu was there when a special mass was held for pope francis. [ music ] >> reporter: at st. josephs, a massive thanksgiving for the election of pope francis
forced by the loss of the presidential election. republican leaders are hoping to broaden the party's appeal. >> g.o.p. did a survey of voters voters see the party as increasingly out of touch. one suggestion, people are -- be more open to gays. report details the party's failure in the 2012 presidential election. >> when republicans lost in november it's a wake up call. >> the report says voters see republicans as out of touch and dominated by stuffy old men. and said republicans should endorse reform. >> just five years ago it would be unheard of to have the party addressing the need to bring gay and lesbian american nootz big tent of the republican party. >> last week, republican senator port pman said he supports gay marriage. the president switched his position, today, hillary clinton announced her endorsement of same-sex marriage. and a new poll by abc news shows opposition declined over the past 10 years, support has increased about the same amount it now stands at 58% compared to just 36% opposed. >> there is no doubt that public attitudes are changing. >> the newly elected
changed his mind on the issue in the leadup to last year's election. clinton's announcement is fueling speculation she's considering another run for president in 2016. >>> you might call out the republican party 2.0. ahead in 13 minutes, the gop's bold new plan to win back mainstream voters. now, trending, lindsey lohan is going back to rehab. the troubled young actress today agreed to spend 90 days locked in a drug rehab facility as part of a three deal to settle charges relate today a traffic accident last summer. she also did not challenge the finding she violated her probation from a previous shoplifting conviction. lohan was actually sentence today jail time for the two charges but the judge is allowing her to serve it in rehab. >>> i'm her father. don't give me any [ bleep ] . no, no, no, no. you let go. >> outside the courtroom, an outburst from lohan's father caused quite a stir. michael lohan is accusing mishandling her case. just using lindsey to make a name for themselves. you can see the whole video and the reaction from lindsey's attorneys by going to ktvu.com. while you'r
in 100 years when he was elected 10 years ago and he has remained an effective and visionary leader for everyone. mayor newsom gained worldwide recognition when he granted marriage licenses to same sex couples in 2004. we all remember those moving pictures of smiling couples on the steps of city hall, some of them their children watching on. his actions in 2004 thrust this civil rights issue into the national spotlight and cemented his reputation as a fearless public officials who does what he thinks is right. under mayor newsom's energetic leadership the economy grew and the city became an economic center for biotech and clean tech. gach newsom has been a trail blaitzer on combating homelessness and protecting the government. in 2007 he was re-elected as mayor with more than 70 percent of the vote, which is unheard of. please welcome our lieutenant governor, gavin newsom. >> my role was to get tom to speak. i'm just going to jump in because i want to keep you all on time. you've got an agenda packet and i'm going to be held accountable if you don't meet it. roslyn, let's pic
elected as national congressman. you had very little access of black people to elite universities. you have almost exclusively a white felise department not only in the bay area but most cities in the country. and exclusions from the political apparatus and machines. so on a local level in this moment of civil rights the legality was that there was little institutional recourse. so people were asking, how do we deal with the civil rights movement? how do we stand up and make businesses and create a source of power? and bobby seale and huey p. newton figured out a way to do that by standing up to police brutality. initially those armed patrols were completely legal. they have studied the law and they knew what distance they needed to stand. when the guns could not be loaded in the cars and when a felon could not carry a handgun and all the very specific legislation around when and where it was legal and they emulated tactics done in l.a. and started to patrol the police and stand up. this is true of the local following. young adults who said that his power. that is standing up. we are g
. >>> president obama is on his way to israel tonight for his first trip there since being elected in 2008. there are low expectations that the visit will produce anything fruitful. president obama will also visit the west bank and jordan during his three-day trip. >>> just off the west bank, rough seas continue for the island country of cyprus. today the parliament rejected a condition of the bailout package. it would allow the government to take a small percentage of people's savings accounts to pay for the country's debt. it is back to the drawing board for the president to devise a new plan. >>> hundreds of thousands of people poured into st. peter's square today for the inaugural mass of pope francis i. dignit arys travelled to the vatican to be part of today's service. jay gray has been following the election and the fest tivities. we have been talking a lot about the style and now it comes down to substance, correct? >> reporter: you are absolutely right. it was a mass wrapped in the traditions of the catholic faith. but as he has done since his election pope francis managed to weav
up to easter sunday, the most born day on the christian calendar. the first pope was elected after pope benedict's resignation. >>. >> palm sunday marks the day christ returned to jerusalem before his crucifixion and crowds gathered there to greet him waving palm branches. faithful did so again today at the church where christians believe jesus was resurrected. it is 9:09 on this sunday morning. lots of stuff going on outdoors. of course, people are running in oakland. >> that's right. >> it's cool. it's all right for them. >> yeah, numbers are in the 40s right now, going for a high of 68 in oakland today. and deja vu as we look at the golden gate bridge. we have a few which is s of low clouds and that will keep our beaches cool. but bigger changes are on the way and we've got some rain in our seven-day forecast. we will have that next. >> all right, lisa. thank you. also next, lights out across the world. why things went gash on the golden gate bridge and other landmarks across the globe. and coney island reopens today and coney island reopens today for the first time since super
council members their jobs. both elected officials are said to have used their power to influence city business. and as kron 4's grant lodes reports, this news comes after an oakland city auditor released a report.which details improper behavior from 2009 to 2012. >> reporter: the council members accused of wrongdoing: desley brooks and larry reid. the audit claims there were 14 instances in which councilmembers or their aids violated the city's charter. among the findings: both are accused of directing staff members to use a specific contractor for the oakland army base demolition project. that contract.worth about 2 million dollars. the audit also alleges that one of reid's aids directed parking officials to fix two of the aid's personal parking tickets. as for brooks: the audit says she interfered in the management and renovation of two oakland recreation centers. including.selecting contractors, negotiating contracts, directing staff to process contracts, setting project deadlines and hiring staff. she's also accused of theratening to remove a city employee from a project. the repo
records. >>> continuing cover rang -- coverage now on the newly elected pope. and pope francis has delivered his first sunday mass. during his address to the 200,000 people in st. peter's square the pope spoke of god's mercy. >> don't forget god never gets tired of forgiving us. it is we who get tired of asking for forgiveness. >> reporter: pope francis ended his address by speaking in italian telling the folks to enjoy a good lunch which invoked a big cheer from those present. >>> a separate bipartisan groups are headed to rome including bay area congresswoman anna eshue. >>> many catholics expressed hope today that the new pope brings new enthusiasm to the church. cara liu is in a special mass in the south bay to celebrate pope francis who's already captivating people with his new style. at st. joseph's basilica, a massive blessing for pope francis. >> we ask you to bless him. >> reporter: saying the election of this pope as well as the name francis were a surprise. >> to the world his fellow d era lichs to society. >> reporter: a special pamphlet was created and even had a bit
's very simple. it's to stop noncitizens and especially illegal immigrants from voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a lot like a lot of things in politics. there are two political parties that run in parallel existence and see completely different things. there are a lot of republicans who argue it is a big deal and it's just not paid attention to. a lot of people say it's an issue that fraud is not being addressed properly and you have studies on that the democratic side who say it's hardly an issue at all. it's something that's spurred the political debate and i'm not sure it will be settled. >> the republicans just finished up thei
is to win elections. right now the chairman of the committee is talking and he is taking reporter's questions at the national press right here in washington and he said if republicans will win, chairman says they failed to win last year. >> there is no reason we lost. our ground game was insufficient. we were not inclusive. >> reporter: he wants to move up the national convention to june or july and he said august is too late. he said he has more on those who recently left the republican party, more on that when i see you next jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are looking for proof to vote, they are deciding whether or not people can put that away by i will little documents during special elections. >> more than 100 witnesses are expected to testify as a federal trial starts today into the practice of stopping questioning and frisking people. the class action lawsuit says this practice violates the rights of minorities. they hired william bratton in other police and some stopped that protesting all because of that support. they would be required to come thr
of their performance in the 2012 elections. >> a boost for backers of same-sex marriage. former secretary of state to hillary clinton joined ever- increasing list of politicians to come out in support of same-sex unions. clinton jointer husband, former president bill clinton, president obama and host of conservatism also previously opposed same-sex marriage and now support it. >> if a few years ago bill and i celebrate as our border miracle of our life. i wish every opportunity for that parer for parents to see t >> to deny them the chance to live up to their own god- given potential is not right. >> the u.s. supreme court will hear arguments in proposition 8 andy defensive marriage act case next week. the rulings are expected this summer. >> in new national poll shows support for some same- sex marriage at an all-time high in the last 10 years, public opinion has undergone a reversal. in 2003 more than half of all americans wanted to outlaw same-sex marriage. now nearly 60% or to legalize it. the poll was conducted by labor research for abc news and the washington post. >> we will take a break. a
officials will consider where they deserve a pay raise. the commission cut elected officials' salaries by 5% during the recession. a survey find that they get the highest base pay in america. six others were paid more atlanta year than brown. they meet every year to determine if any changes should be made to the salaries of the california elected officials >>> the cia may be getting out of the drone business they may no long be involved in drones to carry out attacks against terrorists. the drone program is being shifted to the defense department. the idea is to toughen criteria for drone strikes. >>> president obama continues his middle east trip as reported from the washington d.c. news room. president obama just spoke along palestinian leaders >>> president obama there with the palestinian president and that he is very serious about ending division with israel. he is meeting with other leaders today with the goal of restarting peace talks with israel. expectations are still low for any type of breakthrough. president obama wants to hear from both sides and met yesterday with israel's pre
and not particularly policy oriented, policy for the elected people. the good government is something that i think we all feel strongly about. city has had some bad experiences with bonds back in just before i was on the grand jury, we had the problem with the school bonds and not -- i think some dissatisfaction with library bonds. we've got a huge bunch of bonds coming up, several hundred million dollars of bonds. this is kind of a management principle that is pretty important as well as transparency which had been mentioned. in the art of war, you don't want people that solve problems, you want people that prevent problems. so, you need to be thinking profoundly ahead of time and making sure the process is working properly. that's kind of a business philosophy that was important. so, i think it's relevant here that with hundreds of millions of dollars of bonds coming up, that we do them properly and not have problems after the fact. i appreciate the consideration and thank you very much for the work you do. >> thank you. any questions? seeing none, thank you very much. and our last applicant is jon
voting in u.s. elections. federal courts have been split on the issue. an appeals court did strike it down. this issue has not gotten a lot of attention. it could prove to be a mid one when the court wraps up its term in june. >> a lot of people wonder if a lot of illegal immigrants are starting to vote and according to one poll, they said .001% of florida's voters turned out to be illegal. so why there is so much attention for what really is a small problem? >> reporter: i find the answer is a lot like a lot of things in politics. there are two political parties that run in parallel existence and see completely different things. there are a lot of republicans who argue it is a big deal and it's just not paid attention to. a lot of people say it's an issue that fraud is not being addressed properly and you have studies on that the democratic side who say it's hardly an issue at all. it's something that's spurred the political debate and i'm not sure it will be settled. >> the republicans just finished up their big c-pac conventions and one of t
beginning and their goal is to win elections. right now the chairman of the committee is talking and he is taking reporter's questions at the national press right here in washington and he said if republicans will win, chairman says they failed to win last year. >> there is no reason we lost. our ground game was insufficient. we were not inclusive. >> reporter: he wants to move up the national convention to june or july and he said august is too late. he said he has more on those who recently left the republican party, more on that when i see you next jacqueline fell ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> and they are looking for proof to vote, they are deciding whether or not people can put that away by i will little documents during special elections. >> more than 100 witnesses are expected to testify as a federal trial starts today into the practice of stopping questioning and frisking people. the class action lawsuit says this practice violates the rights of minorities. they hired william bratton in other police and some stopped that protesting all be
of civil rights that you had only six congressmen, nationally who had been elected as national congressmen. you had very little access of black people to elite universities. you had almost exclusively white police departments not only in the bay area, but in most cities in the country. and fire departments. and exclusion from the political apparatus and machines, right? but on a local level, there was very little electoral representation. so in this moment the reality was that there was very little institutional recourse, right? and so people were asking how do we, how do we do what the civil rights movement did? how do we through standing up and making businesses possible, how to we do that? now, initially, those armed patrols were completely legal. they had studied the law, they knew at what distance they needed to stand, when the guns could not be loaded in the cars, that a felon could not carry a handgun. all the very specific legislation around when and where it was legal, and they emulated some tactics that were being done in l.a. and started to patrol the police and stand up. and in
for you >> pope francis off erred his first sunday blessing today since his election to lead the roman catholic church francis spoke to the crowd for the first time from the papal apartment window overlooking st. peter's square, and the pope spoke exclusively in italian, breaking the pattern of predecessors who prayed in many languages. the blessing came after pope francis got up close and personal with a smaller crowd on the vatican. >> here in the bay area, we made a weekend of the st.~patrick's day holiday, and in dublin, ireland, they're holding a five-day extravaganza. ♪ >> today's two-mile long parade featured floats, bagpiperss' marching bands and it's not just for the irish. performers came from 46 countriesle the irish celebrated this day for more than 1,000 years, st. patrick's feast day. his credited with bringing chinnity to ireland. >> we enjoyed glorious weather tonight. meteorologist leigh glaser is here. >> leigh: this being the last full weekend of winter, we definitely will see some showers as we get bo tuesday night and wednesday. so, live doppler 7hd not picking u
of oakland doing a bit of a bike tour, meeting with elected officials there and a community open house last night where we had 80 folks turn out to listen to their talk. the other thing, obviously the public support and the public interest in this issue is alive and well and i think it's wonderful to see. i will also say that none of these events will be possible without some of our local sponsors. i specifically would like to call out the financial support we received from the bay area air quality management district and the city of oakland. they both came through with really substantial grants that allowed this to happen. sfmta, transportation planners also helped as well as my agency which i feel a little arm twisting back at the office. with that, i will hand it over to ellen, i would just like to find, if i can, jessica manzi, are you in this room? jessica helped a great deal to put together this program and i really appreciated all of her help and time over the last few weeks. so with that, ellen. >> thanks, doug. i want to make sure everyone can hear me. i have a love-hate relationsh
seat in south carolina. it is thought clear which republican colbert-bush will face in the may election. however, tomorrower governor mark sanford leads a pack of contenders which will be wide bell -- widdled down in a runoff in a few weeks. >>> a new study suggests more than 180,000 people are killed every year because of sugary drinks. researchers from harvard used data from health surveys across the the globe, and they say sugary drinks linked to thousands of deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer. they say they made leaps to connect the ailments to the beverages. >>> new at 11:00, hugs and cookies are no longer allowed at some public schools in maryland. in an effort to increase student safety, parents and volunteers are banned from hugging or touching children who are not their own. and all homemade treats are banned from classes in response to concerns about food allergies. also off limits, handing out birthday invitations at school. the new rules cover 8,000 students in 17 elementary schools. wow. >>> we are still seeing showers tonight and more rain is on the way. >> met
in south carolina. it is thought clear which republican colbert-bush will face in the may election. however, tomorrower governor mark sanford leads a pack of contenders which will be wide bell -- widdled down in a runoff in a few weeks. >>> a new study suggests more than 180,000 people are killed every year because of sugary drin drinks. researchers from harvard used data from health surveys across the thelobe, and they say sugary drinks linked to thousands of deaths from heart disease, diabetes and cancer. they say they made leaps to connect ments to the beverages. >>> new at 11:00, hugs and cookies are no longer allowed at some public schools in maryland. in an effort to increase student safety, parents and volunteers are banned from hugging or touching children who are not their own. and all homemade treats are banned from classes in response to concerns about food allergies. also off limits, handing out birthday invitations at school. the new rules cover 8,000 students in 17 elementary schools. wow. >>> we are still seeing showers tonight and more rain is on the way. >> meteorologist sa
to israel since being elected in 2008. steve handelsman, the leaders called each other by their first names which observers say it was a good sign. >> reporter: looked like a love fest, janelle. that seems to suit both leaders. you could hardly tell that the president and the prime minister had a falling out over iran. they praised one another and seemed to agree at least in public about the military option. president obama reassured israelis terrified of iran getting nuclear weapons that if diplomacy fails, using force is possible. >> all options are on the table. we will do what is necessary to prevent iran from getting the world's worst weapons. >> reporter: benjamin netanyahu sounded pleased. >> that sums up our common view. >> reporter: no more questioning obama resolve. >> i'm absolutely convinced that the president is determined to prevent iran from getting nuclears. >> reporter: the president had gotten a warm welcome. netanyahu under pressure to end their public sparring. >> israelis don't like the fact that the prime minister of israel doesn't have a close relationship with the pr
the issue is cost, not service. >> the elections weren't about the need for services. people recognize that. there was a pension tax, that's what it was. find another way to deliver services. >> it took firefighters about six hours to put out the fire. two of the home airs total los -- homes are a total loss. the cause of the fire still under investigation. >>> a 3-hour standoff in vallejo ends with a man dead. nearbies in the 1,800-block of sutter street called police about a man with a rifle. he fired. police fired teargas and entered the house. they found the man dead inside. >>> a small arsenal in the hands of peninsula police tonight. the weapons were recovered from a storage unit in redwood city. palo alto police initiated the search. 12 assault rifles, 10 handguns, and over 5,000 rounds of ammunition. two men have been arrested. >>> and a muni bus versus a fire hydrant led to this earlier. no one was hurt. >>> a singer is trying to explain herself tonight after people say she made strong antigay remarks during a san francisco show. her tirade got the rest of her tour canceled. the s
court hearing confident. more than 130 elected officials have voted overturning prop 8 and 61% of california voters support same-sex marriage. >> beyond the parents getting married and their children benefitting, there are children growing up today that need to know they have equal opportunity. >> prop 8 supporters, including the national organization for marriage, say it's that shift in public opinion that proves this should not be handled in kourlt. over the phone, board chairman john eastman told nbc bay area quote we should leave prop 8 and doma in place and leave this to the political process. if people change their minds, we can implement through that mechanism. >> she says someone stole her dog. she and her service dog, r-2 were riding home after an spca event. the pomeranian was right in a carrier next to her. she dozed off. when she woke up, archie and his carrier were gone. archie is designed to help people cope with anxiety. >> i'll give reward money. anything. i'm desperate. >> lanahan spent the day putting up posters and searching for archie. >>> well, going horse
about iraq's delegate and preparing for upcoming elections. >> we all want to see iraq succesuc succe succeed. such an. the world has an interest in seeing iraq take a leading role in the region as a functning democracy. >> the talk also focused on iraq granting iran access to its air space. u.s. officials believe iranian jets are carrying weapons and fighters to support the syrian government. iran and iraq have claimed the flights are for humanitarian purposes. >>> still ahead, thousands on hand as pope francis celebrated his first palm sunday mass. but you might be surprised by his message today. >>> plus, rita moreno making an appearance as an east bay theater during a screening of one of her oscar-award winning classics. >>> a warm day in the bay area today. we managed mid 70s for highs. one of the changes we're seeing tonight, ahead of spring showers, coming back into the forecast for the work week. we'll let you know when and how much when we come right back. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faste
on the issue leading up to last year's election. clinton's announcement is fueling speculation she is considering another reason for president. >>> fbi nearly solved, one of the most infamous crimes 23 years ago two thieves stole, 13 works of art from a museum in boston including, rembrant, and manet. agents know the identities of the thieves, but they have not been arrested and the art is still missing. >> they have confirmed the identity of those who entered the museum and others associated with the theft >> the art was traced to connecticut and philadelphia but don't know where it is now. someone may have bought it not realizing it was stolen. >>> former santa clara county supervisor, walked into a courtroom today disgraced and walked out as a convicted felon. he pleaded guilty to a dozen criminal charges for misusing $130,000 in county campaign funds he says that he used the money to feed what he called a gambling addiction. prosecutors said some of the so called campaign funds were solicited so they could be used strictly for gambling. >> that money went through the slush fun
there is a political will, there is a way. he thinks this is what the people want the he was elected in november. he is new but he plans to fight for this extension. >> thank you, amy. >> in this morning, pope francis has officially begun the ministry this morning as the 266th pope. here is a look at pope francis greeting dignitaries and religious leaders in st. peter's basilica, shaking their hands and greeting them, one by one. >> francis urges presidents, and sheiks and thousands of ordinary who gathered for the mass at st. peter's square do protect god's creation, the weakest and the poor it. he toured the square in an open air vehicle amid hundreds of thousands of people would gathered to see him and stopped and got out to bless a severely handicapped man and hold a child. abc7 news reporter, katie marzullo, will have more on the inaugural mass next half hour. >> developing news where police are on the scene of a fatal shopping involving a man in a stolen car. the man was speeding away from officers in unmarked police cars and the chase ended in unincorporated east san jose where he put the car
will be used to help democrats in the election next year. the president wants the democrats to regain control of the house. >>> there was a meet yore without warning in russia wounding 1200 people and damaging thousands of building. hours later an asteroid missed earth by a little more than 17,000 miles. that's closer to earth than many satellites. astronomers estimate 20,000 potentially hazardous asteroids. >>> this morning, nasa is trying to fix a software problem that's side lined the mars rover "curiosity." nasa says ground controllers are still in contact with the rover but it cannot roam around and take pictures until a fire error is fixed. they hope to fix the explorations by next week. it sounds like a little, mundane problem, a little fire error but it's so far away. >> yeah,. >>> sal, highway 4, is it getting better? >> yes. they've opened up the lanes there. this may have been caused by a wrong-way driver. the lanes are open. but highway 4 is a mess coming out of pittsburg and antioch. this is after willow pass road. all of the lanes are open. it will take a while for this to unwin
spending on elections. california law requires contributors continues those be disclosed. >>> most babies are being fed solid food too soon, it's reported. mothers say they gave their babies solid food before waiting six months and doctors recommend waiting until six months before you introduce those foods. doing this early has been connected to diabetes, obesity, eczema. >>> breaking news from san jose. police have issued an arm beralert for -- amber alert for a missing baby. investigators say the baby was in a car in san jose when the car was stolen. janine de la vega joins us live from san jose and you just arrived at the scene. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. there is a huge police response here. we're near story and jackson and amador court. what we know right now is that apparently, one of the parents was recall waking up their -- warming up their car, which was a 2006 white cherokee. it was a jeep. their 11-month-old baby girl, gabrielle was inside. police don't know if she was strapped in. police say somebody came in here, stole the car with the little baby
on elections. california law requires contributors continues those be disclosed. >>> most babies are being fed solid food too soon, it's reported. mothers say they gave their babies solid food before waiting six months and doctors recommend waiting until six months before you introduce those foods. doing this early has been connected to diabetes, obesity, eczema. >>> breaking news from san jose. police have issued an arm beralert for -- amber alert for a missing baby. investigators say the baby was in a car in san jose when the car was stolen. janine de la vega joins us live from san jose and you just arrived at the scene. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. there is a huge police response here. we're near story and jackson and amador court. what we know right now is that apparently, one of the parents was recall waking up their -- warming up their car, which was a 2006 white cherokee. it was a jeep. their 11-month-old baby girl, gabrielle was inside. police don't know if she was strapped in. police say somebody came in here, stol
and 4th will be used to help democrats in the election next year. the president wants the democrats to regain control of the house. >>> there was a meet yore without warning in russia wounding 1200 people and damaging thousands of building. hours later an asteroid missed earth by a little more than 17,000 miles. that's closer to earth than many satellites. astronomers estimate 20,000 potentially hazardous asteroids. >>> this morning, nasa is trying to fix a software problem that's side lined the mars rover "curiosity." nasa says ground controllers are still in contact with the rover but it cannot roam around and take pictures until a fire error is fixed. they hope to fix the explorations by next week. it sounds like a little, mundane problem, a little fire error but it's so far away. >> yeah,. >>> sal, highway 4, is it getting better? >> yes. they've opened up the lanes there. this may have been caused by a wrong-way driver. the lanes are open. but highway 4 is a mess coming out of pittsburg and antioch. this is after willow pass road. all of
of the plan of action: a 10 million dollar minority outreach program. likely in hopes of avoiding election season moments likes this.here's romney at the naacp. >> i'm going to eliminate every non essential expensive program i can find that includes obama care (crowd boos) >> reporter: also on the table:remember all those republican debates? are you just going to keep talking? >> yes sir. >> or are you going to let me finish what i have to say >> reporter: the plan is to: -limit them. shorten the primary calendar. and move up the party's convention date some republicans say this report is an acknowledgement of issues. >> it's a start. is it the magic formula, the silver bullet to start winning elections? no. the bottom line: modernize the message. >> catherine: more bay area news -- coming this august bay area commuters will have another option to get around. a regional bike-sharing system. the bay area air quality management district is rolling out a seven- million dollar pilot program linking san francisco to san jose. people can will be able to buy passes which provide access to 700 bik
american aid for the thousands of syrian refugess pouring into neighboring jordan. >> newly-elected pope francis celebrated palm sunday today.for a crowd of 250 thousand in rome. the celebration kicks off holy week for christians.leading up to easter, next sunday. today celebrates jesus's return to jerusalem, before his death and resurrection a week later. when pope benedict the 16th resigned, the vatican wanted to act quickly to replace him to ensure a new pope would be in place by easter. >> the pope's palm sunday celebrations come after a historic meeting between him and his predecessor. pope francis arrived at the papal retreat south of rome and was greeted by pope benedict saturday. the two men in white embraced and clasped hands before having lunch together. two popes.face to face-- it's the first such meeting recorded in the history of the catholic church. the only thing we'd ever grown together was a record collection. no. there was that fuzzy stuff on the gouda. [ both ] ugh! when it came to our plants... we were so confused. how much is too much water? too little? until we got
to implement the new strategy in time for the 2014 election. in walnut creek. >>> a new survey finds california lawmakers are paid the highest basalry in the country. for 2012 it was more than $95,000 a year. in addition legislators received $30,000 in tax free per diem payments. the governor made less than 6 others around the country. he earned $173,000. the governor of pennsylvania was the highst paid in the nation earning just over $183,000. >>> authorities in contra costa county identified a victim of a fiery accident on the freeway. he was a 31-year-old from walnut creek he died yesterday, north of danville after his motorcycle hit a car. he was involved in a race with several other cars including a nissan 380z that hit the embankment and burst into flames the driver was hospitalized with serious injuries. >>> the man shot and killed at a richmond bart station last thursday has been identified. 34-year-old raymond harris of san pablo. police found him on the station stairs of 19th street and mcdonald avenue. witnesses heard a number of shots at this point no one has been arrested. >>> fans
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